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tomatoe pollenating

Have three beautiful tomatoe plants in small greenhouse and alll are full of blooms!  I have shaken them daily but only have one tomatoe that is just turning RED!  How can I get more fruit?

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Celebrate the Winter Solstice

Celebrate the Winter Solstice

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    "They call this the first day of winter, but actually it is the beginning of winter's death. From this day on, we can look forward to warming and brightening." ---Den Ming Dao, 365 Tao 355...

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2013 Design of Concrete Block Raised Bed Garden

2013 Design of Concrete Block Raised Bed Garden

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After seeing a bunch of folks putting my previous beds on Pinterest I figured Im long overdue for an update. For those of you finding this post for the first time let me fill you in on the past years...

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Green house heating

Green house heating

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I have just put in a 8x16 ft green house this summer and it is crammed right now with all my summer plants.  I live in the mis section of North Carolina so our winters are not brutal but they do get...

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How to start a formal herb garden at home

How to start a formal herb garden at home

For those who enjoy home cooking, nothing beats freshly picked herbs grown in your own garden. Herb gardens can be both functional and beautiful, providing you with everything from rosemary and basil...

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I am a new member just trying to successfully grow a vegetable and flower garden using three 600 gallon circular smartpots and a 3'x22' in ground space. Right now my concern are the pumpkin plants. I...

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Cheap way to heat my greenhouse in the winter? Colorado

I have a 14' x 14' foot greenhouse I just built from used wood pallets. I would like to grow veggies all winter long, but it gets below freezing on average here in the winter. Looking for some Green...

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Video: Protecting Your Tomatoes From Mockingbirds

Video: Protecting Your Tomatoes From Mockingbirds

This setup, utilizing water, movement, reflective lights, sound, and rubber creatures; will hopefully keep mockingbirds from destroying my garden's tomatoes.

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Grow Lettuce All Year Long in a Greenhouse - Gothic Arch Greenhouses

Grow Lettuce All Year Long in a Greenhouse - Gothic Arch Greenhouses

Nutritious fresh lettuce can be grown in a greenhouse all year-round. Most lettuce varieties prefers cool weather and may develop spindly growth in conditions with a  higher temperature range...

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Beneficial MicroOrganisms

Beneficial MicroOrganisms

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Mycorrhizal Fungi are beneficial microorganisms who form mutualistic relationships with the root systems of about 95% of all plants. The term mycorrhizae is from the Greek words meaning fungus...

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raised bed

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i am going to be growing asparagus in a raised bed. is it safe to use concrete cinder blocks for the raised bed or will anything bad leach out of the cinder blocks into the soil.

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Are Styrofoam Boxes safe to grow vegetables in?

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Some feedback is that the toxins in the styrofoam eventually breakdown, leach into the soil - and therefore end up in the vegetables grown in them. Is this correct?

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Water Saving Idea

Would lining the outside of a thin rectangle plastic garden pot that is exposed to full sun with 20mm Styrofoam keep the heat out and prevent the soil from drying out quicker OR would it do the...

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Franklinia Carved Relief Vase: How to Carve Gourds and Many More Techniques

Franklinia Carved Relief Vase: How to Carve Gourds and Many More Techniques

So happy to be able to show you this gourd as I was making it. I took photos and videos of the whole process, step by step. I show you how I carved, etched, woodburned, painted, embossed, gold...

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Doing Good in the Garden: A Lazy Gardener Tries Growing Hope

Doing Good in the Garden: A Lazy Gardener Tries Growing Hope

It's been a little while since you've heard from us on Growing Hope's blog...there's always a lot going on at the here and the blog can get neglected from time to time (it isn't quite as fragile as...

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my plants are dying, why?

my plants are dying, why?

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I planted these plants the second week of march. they were doing good until now. they are dying and I dont know why. This is my first vegetable planting so I'm not to sure what to do with them when...

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How to Dry Gourds for Crafting

How to Dry Gourds for Crafting

In this video I explain the methods I use to dry the gourds that my family and I grow on our farm. You will be able to see our large field of gourds, gourds hanging from the trees, freshly picked...

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How to Grow Gourds for Crafting

How to Grow Gourds for Crafting

From seed to garden, in this video I'll show you how to grow gourds that can later be used for all sorts of crafts. Check out my gourd crafting YouTube channel for videos about growing, drying...

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Growing Lettuce in Winter

Growing Lettuce in Winter

Starting lettuce in winter was successful for us. We transplanted it into a raised bed inside our unheated greenhouse. We covered the raised bed in a low tunnel as well, we then snaked a heating...

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How to Make a Woodburned Gourd Birdhouse

How to Make a Woodburned Gourd Birdhouse

http://bernadettesgourdcreations.blogspot.com When you think of a dried gourd I am sure you automatically think of a birdhouse, right? Well, there's a good reason for that because gourds really do...

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